Prudhomme: The Chris Froome Tour de France situation is terrible

Tour de France's director Christian Prudhomme looks on prior to the start the 178 km twelfth stage o

Christian Prudhomme has reiterated his displeasure in the fact that Chris Froome ( Team Sky ) heads into next week's Tour de France despite no resolution in his salbutamol case , and has called for the rules to be modified. Froome returned an Adverse Analytical Finding (AAF) at last year's Vuelta a España with double the allowed dose of salbutamol found in his system after a post-stage 18 control. Froome went on to win the race and claimed the Giro d'Italia this May. He heads into the Tour de France seeking his fifth title and an incredible statistic that would mean he has won the last four Grand Tours if he were to take the maillot jaune in Paris. Despite his saga stretching back into 2017, Froome's case has not yet been resolved by the authorities. He could face a ban and be stripped of several results if found guilty, ...

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